Augustan Close

Postcode: DT1 2QU

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Road Name:Augustan Close
Road Type:residential

Augustan Close is a street in the settlement of Dorchester (West Dorset) governed by Dorchester Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Dorchester South Ward in the administration area of West Dorset District Council within Dorset County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Augustan Close is located 115.64 miles South West from the centre of London, 0.81 miles South West from the centre of Dorchester, 18.34 miles South East from the centre of Yeovil and 25.49 miles West from the centre of Bournemouth.


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nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Augustan Close is approximately 7.68295 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is 68 metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Augustan Close is a river called South Winterborne which is approximately 1.25403 kilometres away


The Central point of Augustan Close is approximately 68 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Dialling Code: 01305
Telephone Exchange: DORCHESTER - STDORCH
Telephone Cabinet: P12
Fibre to the Cabinet or Fibre to the Premises: FTTC

Local Council Details

Within the area of West Dorset District
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South Walks House
South Walks Road
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Telephone Number: 01305 251 010
County Council: Dorset County
Within the electoral area of Dorchester South Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of West Dorset
The Member of Parliament is Letwin, Oliver
Within the area of Dorchester Civil Parish Council

Water and Drainage Details

Wessex Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Augustan Close

7 Augustan Close
Sale Price: £240,000
Sale Date: 07/11/2014
5 Augustan Close
Sale Price: £184,000
Sale Date: 07/11/2003
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020524
Ons Area Name:West Dorset 010E
Average Age : 47.57
Population: 1466.00
Male Population: 725.00 (49.45%)
Female Population: 741.00 (50.55%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 3 (0.2%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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Dorchester and Sherborne section is comprised of Dorchester, Sherborne and their surrounding towns and villages. The section covers a vast 280 square miles (due to its predominantly rural geography) which constitutes a population of around 60,000 people.

The section covers a large area of Dorset's beautiful countryside and two very attractive towns in Dorchester and Sherborne. Dorchester is in fact the county town and both are steeped in history and culture inevitably making the area a tourism hotspot.

Dorchester and Sherborne section has an excellent policing team. The section is always driven to make the area even safer and we work hard to ensure that we deliver local policing as well as an effective response service. Every area in the section has a dedicated Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT), made up of police officers, PCSOs and special constables who are committed to improving their areas.

Inspector Steve Marsh

Dorchester & Sherborne Neighbourhood Inspector

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Source: accessed via API

Map of Crimes Committed Near Augustan Close


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Location details

Location Details

Augustan Close

OS Reference: 368560, 089424
OS Grid Reference: SY686894
Latitude and Longitude: 50.70302916769, -2.445264781626
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 7.68295 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Augustan Close

Map Number: 194
Map Name: Dorchester & Weymouth
West Dorset
South West
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Dorchester West Rail Station is 0.87 Kilometers away (0.54 miles)
Dorchester South Rail Station is 0.91 Kilometers away (0.57 miles)
Upwey Rail Station is 6.31 Kilometers away (3.92 miles)
Moreton (Dorset) Rail Station is 9.41 Kilometers away (5.85 miles)

Nearest Airports

Bournemouth International Airport is 44.14 Kilometers away
Exeter International Airport is 68.55 Kilometers away
Bristol International Airport is 78.19 Kilometers away
Southampton Airport is 81.29 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Weymouth Ferry Terminal is 10.60 Kilometers away
Poole Ferry Terminal is 32.02 Kilometers away
Poole Quay Ferry Landing is 32.58 Kilometers away
Brownsea Island Ferry Landing is 34.66 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Augustan Close is approximately 0.30 miles from the A35

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J25/A358 - 55.75 Km Away
Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 58.69 Km Away
Junction: M5 J26/A38 - 60.41 Km Away

Health Clinics

Queens Avenue Surgery
Queens Avenue Surgery, 14 Queens Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT12EW
Distance: 0.44 Kilometers
Telephone: 01305 262886
Grosvenor Road Surgery
4 Grosvenor Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT12BB
Distance: 0.61 Kilometers
Telephone: 01305 251004
Atrium Health Centre
Atrium Health Centre, 7 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT11QR
Distance: 1.00 Kilometers
Telephone: 01305 251545
Medicines Management Team, Vespasian Hse,bridport Rd, Dorchester, DT11TS
Distance: 1.24 Kilometers
Telephone: 01202 443700
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Dorchester Library

Colliton Park, Dorchester, DT11XJ
Distance: 0.93 Miles
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Littlemoor Library

Louviers Road, Weymouth, DT36SF
Distance: 3.81 Miles
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Crossways Library

Old Farm Way, Dorchester, DT28TU
Distance: 5.27 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions


Attraction Name: The Military Museum of Devon and Dorset, Dorset County Museum, The Teddy Bear House, The Dinosaur Museum
Distance: 0.92 (km)


Attraction Name: Tutankhamen Exhibition, Terracotta Warriors Museum
Distance: 0.92 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Maiden Castle
Distance: 1.18 (km)

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Max Gate
Distance: 2.28 (km)

Nearest Schools

Dorchester Middle School

Distance: 0.53 Kilometers
Type: Middle Deemed Secondary
Address: Queen's Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2HS
Telephone: (01305) 265651

The Prince of Wales School

Distance: 0.69 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2HH
Telephone: (01305) 257120

The Thomas Hardye School

Distance: 0.73 Kilometers
Type: Secondary
Address: Queen's Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2ET
Telephone: (01305) 266064

Damers First School

Distance: 0.90 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Damers Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2LB
Telephone: (01305) 264924

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 10.8
Median Speed: 11.4
Maximum Speed: 15.1
Next-generation access (NGA)?: Y
Number of Connections: 8
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